Butterflies and Moths of the World Generic Names and their Type-species

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Genus:
Pseudocopicucullia Dumont, 1928 . Encycl. ent. (B. 3) 3 : 20.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CUCULLIINAE

Type-species:
Cucullia syrtana Mabille, 1888. Bull. Soc. ent. Fr. (6), 8: li.

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Lectotype - female TUNISIA: Gabés, (MNHN, Paris)..

Lectotype Desig. by:Viette & Fletcher, 1968, Bull. Br. Mus. nat Hist. (Ent.) 21: 411

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

designated (as holotype) by Viette & Fletcher, 1968, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 21: 411.

Pseudocopicucullia Dumont, 1928 was downgraded to a subgenus of Cucullia Schrank, 1802 by Ronkay & Ronkay 1988, Annales Historico Naturales Musei Nationalis Hungarici 80 : 94.

Poole (1989) included ARGYRITIS Hübner, 1821; CALLAENIA Hübner, 1821; EMPUSA Hübner, 1821; EUDERAEA Hübner, 1821; TRIBUNOPHORA Hübner, 1822; LOPHIA Sodoffsky, 1837; LATHOSEA Grote, 1881; EPINYCTIS Grote, 1882; NYCTEROPHAETA Smith, 1882; RANCORA Smith, 1892; COPICUCULLIA Smith, 1894; ARGYROGALEA Hampson, 1906; ARGYROMATA Hamspon, 1906; CHELIGALEA Hampson, 1906; EMPUSADA Hampson, 1906; METLAOUIA Dumont, 1928; PSEUDOCOPICUCULLIA Dumont, 1929; and PSEUDONYCTEROPHAETA Berio, 1934 as junior synonyms of CUCULLIA Schrank, 1802.

Poole (1989) included EUCALIMIA Hübner, 1821 as a junior synonym of CUCULLIA Schrank, 1802 on page 394, although he did not list it amongst the synonyms of CUCULLIA Schrank, 1802 on page 292.

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